Diabetic Patients- A Note From Dr. Abhilasha Pandey

DEAR NEW DIABETIC PATIENTS, Research shows that the vast majority of patients newly diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus type II or Prediabetes already had significant CVD “Cardiovascular disease” at the time of diagnosis. CVD is narrowing or blockage of blood vessels that supply blood flow to the heart, kidney, brain and feet and can lead to […]

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Today, we are going to talk about Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s Disease. What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? This is a very common problem here in Troy, Michigan . Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the thyroid tissue, trying to destroy it. Hashimoto’s is a common illness that endocrinologists encounter and treat in their […]

Reactive Hypoglycemia

Today’s blog post is an informational piece about reactive hypoglycemia from Dr. Pandey. Dr. Pandey practices out of two of our Troy area locations. Signs and Symptoms of Reactive Hypoglycemia Reactive hypoglycemia is a disorder in which the pancreas overreacts to ingested carbohydrates by releasing an exaggerated amount of insulin. This inappropriate rise in insulin […]

Drug Safety Communication for Belviq (lorcaserin)

A Message to our Patients On February 13, 2020, the FDA issued a drug safety message requesting withdrawal of Belviq (generic name lorcaserin) from the US market as a result of post-marketing studies that showed a small increased risk of cancer in patients who were taking Belviq. A small subset of Endocrine Center patients were […]


The parathyroid: The parathyroid gland is the chief regulator of calcium and phosphorous in the body. Maintaining calcium levels in a normal range is important for bone health, muscular health and appropriate neurological function. Typically 4 in number, these small glands sit directly on top of the thyroid gland in the neck and produce a hormone […]


Before starting today’s post, we wanted to first urge all of our existing and future patients to stay safe. Troy has been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and we want all of our patients to know that we still recommend observing all possible precautions against community spread including regular hand washing, wearing face […]

Primary Hyperparathyroidism

What are the Parathyroid Glands? The parathyroid glands are four tiny glands in the neck on the underside of the thyroid gland. They produce parathyroid hormone, which is responsible for regulating blood calcium and phosphorus levels. Primary hyperparathyroidism is a condition characterized by high parathyroid hormone levels due to enlarged parathyroid glands or a parathyroid […]

Thyroid Nodules

Have you ever been diagnosed with a thyroid nodule or goiter? These are very common. A thyroid nodule is a lump in the thyroid, and the word goiter simply means the thyroid is enlarged. Most nodules don’t cause any symptoms and are found during routine examination or on scans done for other reasons . What […]


What is fatigue? Fatigue is a nonspecific term usually used to describe various symptoms including generalized weakness, difficulty in initiating or continuing day to day activities, difficulty with concentration or memory, difficulty with emotional stability and even daytime sleepiness. Some may even be given a diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Symdrome. Due to its vague qualities, […]


What is Hypercalcemia? Hypercalcemia is a disorder of calcium homeostasis with an excessive amount of calcium in the blood/serum. It can have many causes including some as benign as eating or drinking excessive calcium or being on too high of a supplement of calcium to more in depth reasons like taking medications with hypercalcemia as […]